When is NFL football? Weekdays or Sundays? The NFL has five different time slots for games. The first game of the week is played on Thursday at 8:20 PM (ET). During the rest of the week, most games are played on Sunday. Some games start later in the afternoon, like 4:05 or 4:25 PM (ET). The schedule also includes a Monday night game at 8:15 PM.
The regular season starts on September 4, which is the day after Labor Day. The regular season can begin on September 4 in 2008 and September 10 in 2020. The first game of the regular season is typically the defending champion. However, in recent years the NFL has started scheduling games on Thursdays. The NFL schedules games based on when September 1 falls in the year. This means that there are two games on Thanksgiving Day, one on Thanksgiving Day and one on Labor Day.
Sundays feature a number of high-profile games. The Los Angeles Rams play the Kansas City Chiefs. It’s an OT thriller. Another great game on Sunday is the Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco, which pits veteran quarterback Tom Brady against rookie Joe Burrow. And for Monday nights, it’s a great night for the Bengals against the Ravens. Those are just a few of the games to check out.